You have a new business, or perhaps your business is long going, but you want to save a few cents and still get the information out there. What choices do you have, and what will bring in the most interest?
- Try Google Maps. With your business on Google Maps you reach people across the Internet for free. Write up your own listing, and use the service even if you don’t have your own website. Add photos and videos. Sign up at Google Places.
- Try some budget software to manage your money. Keep on top of what is coming in.
- Try QuickScrib. Share your new business by giving it a title, up to two URLs and 100 characters total.
- Use Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and LinkedIn. Share new products, business helps, successes you have had within your business and more. Comment on what other folks have to say, and be a part of the online social network community.
- Write your own press release and submit it to newspapers and news stations in your area.
- Set up a website if you don’t already have one. Keep it updated!
- Put together a blog about your business. Include helps for the new business owner.
- Write an article about your business and send it to popular websites.
The best marketing strategies are not always those tried and true solutions you are always hearing about, but something unique you and your crew have developed in staff meeting. Be open to trying new things online that will bring you the customers you want.